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John Kerry Served in…Where?

On the Michael Graham Show, we have noted John Kerry’s ability to answer any question by referencing his service to Vietnam. That was one reason we laughed so loudly when Kerry accused others of raising Vietnam in the current campaign “for personal, political gain.” This from a guy whose driver’s license photo features Kerry in his Navy uniform standing in the jungles of Southeast Asia. (Ok, not really–but would you be shocked?)

So we weren’t particularly surprised when to find this exchange between the Humane Society and Senator John F. Kerry:

HUMANE SOCIETY: “Do you have any pets that have made an impact on you personally?”

KERRY: “When I was serving on a swiftboat in Vietnam, my crewmates and I had a dog we called VC…”

Kerry goes on to tell how little VC survived after Kerry’s boat struck a mine. What we’re trying to figure out is why the dog hasn’t appeared in any of Kerry’s TV ads. (Thanks to for the tip!)

Michael GrahamMichael Graham was born in Los Angeles and raised in South Carolina. A graduate of Oral Roberts University, he worked as a stand-up comedian before beginning his political career as ...


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